Looking for the best burger in America? It is hard to beat a mouthwatering, melt in your mouth burger. One that has been seasoned and grilled to perfection and topped with flavorful cheese and dressed with your all time favorite fixings. Whether those are crisp lettuce and juicy tomato slices or crunchy pickles and onions, we usually each have our idea of the perfect burger.
Here, we have struggled through our differences of opinion to bring you the most regionally acclaimed burgers we could find in America. To make our top burger list, these burgers had to consistently receive top marks taste test after taste test! This was research we didn’t mind doing, these burgers also were liked by the widest palette of tastes. So give our burger list for America a try. If you find a better burger in America let us know and we will make sure to try it out and weigh it against the competitors.
Also, we would love to hear what you think the best burger is to you, what qualities do you think are most essential? Or do you know of a burger joint that is the best kept secret in America and you want to share your love with the nation? We want to hear it, what you have to say is important to us!
New Brunswick, NJ
Since its opening in 1992, Stage Left has been receiving numerous distinctions and awards. Most notable of all is the “Best American Restaurant” award by the NJ Monthly. They are also known for their use of fresh and local ingredients and for their award-winning wine cellar.
West Des Moines, IA
Smashburger is an innovative restaurant concept that is redefining its category by providing a burger experience that combines the superior product, service and atmosphere associated with sit-down casual dining and the speed and convenience associated with quick-service restaurants. With its handcrafted menu items ranging from smashed-to-order burgers, handspun Haagen-Dazs milkshakes, chicken sandwiches, salads, and sides made with fresh, premium ingredients and served in less than six minutes, Smashburger is putting the burger back at the center of the consumer dining experience.
LoKal, pronounced [lo-ka’l], in Coconut Grove opened it’s doors on December 24, 2011. LoKal lives up to its definition of being a meeting place but exceeds all of its guests’ expectations by bringing sustainably and locally sourced ingredients paired with an industrial, raw edginess. Using Florida grass-fed beef and Floridian-raised clean proteins for their burgers, sandwiches and salads, LoKal will be purchasing whole sides of beef, and primal cuts of clean proteins and processing them in-house. Hand grinding their meats daily and pressing each and every patty will result in LoKal’s distinctive signature flavor. Whether made of grass-fed beef, free range chicken or local fish, one thing is for sure, LoKal’s entire menu signals an unparalleled approach to quality and integrity.
Chef Ben Harman and family opened The Fieldhouse in downtown Billings, in 2012. They are proud to serve from-scratch dishes made with a whole-foods approach. At The Fieldhouse, they strive to offer the very best dinner and brunch in Billings in a warm, comfortable, friendly environment.
Hula Boy Charbroil is Vancouver Washington’s favorite destination for traditional Hawaiian Style food. They serve all of the entrees, bento, sandwiches, and burgers Hula Boy Charbroil is best known for. There’s plenty of comfortable seating for families and parties and delightful Hawaiian decor.
Grand Forks, ND
Paradiso Mexican Restaurant has menu items to satisfy the greatest appetite. Enchiladas, fajitas, seafood tacos and more. Great Mexican food and good times are never far away at Paradiso.
When you eat at Dirty Martin’s, you are guaranteed to have the freshest food possible. Every day they get a fresh delivery of bread, meat and produce. They have been serving their burgers the same way since 1926, only the freshest hamburger meat is used and it is never frozen. Their onion rings and French fries are homemade as well as their hand squeezed lemonades and limeades. Their shakes and malts are made to order the old fashioned way. Everything they serve has been perfected over the years and has made “Kum-Bak” customers of just about everyone.
Las Cruces, NM
Their restaurant offers a variety of Mexican food, and american food. They pride themselves on the excellent service they provide to their customers and their affordable prices. Their food is prepared with the freshest ingredients and their staff is friendly.